DIY Coat Stand by Mark Vrinzen

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Kapstok Mark is a DIY coat rack by Mark Vrinzen, a designer based in Roermond in the Netherlands. The design comes in a reusable shipping tube and is composed of four different eco-friendly elements: eight laths salvaged from an old bed base, a wooden mounting block, red cord, and a tennis ball. Easy to assemble, disassemble, and move, the design is simply bound with the tennis ball in the middle for tension and support. The resulting coat hanger stands freely and shows the process that went into upcycling and making the playful and sporty piece of furniture it is today.

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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